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Product End-of-Life Notice

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the
Cisco Catalyst 2960-S Series and 2960-SF Series
Switches
EOL10043 - Amended

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life Cisco Catalyst 2960-S Series and
2960-SF Series Switches. The last day to order the affected product(s) is November
6, 2015. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from
the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin.
Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected
product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be
available under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.
Cisco will increase prices for these products following the End-of-Life announcement.
Table 1.

End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2960-S Series and 2960-SF Series Switches

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Life
Announcement Date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is
distributed to the general public.

November 6, 2014

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms.
The product is no longer for sale after this date.

November 6, 2015

Last Ship Date:
HW

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract
manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

February 4, 2016

End of SW Maintenance
Releases Date:
HW

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance
releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair,
maintain, or test the product software.

November 5, 2016

End of
Vulnerability/Security
Support Date:
HW

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release a planned maintenance release or
scheduled software remedy for a security vulnerability issue.

November 5, 2018

End of Routine Failure
Analysis Date:
HW

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the
cause of hardware product failure or defect.

November 5, 2016

End of New Service
Attachment Date:
HW

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract,
this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment
and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

November 5, 2016

End of Service Contract
Renewal Date:
HW

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

February 4, 2020

Last Date of Support:
HW

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by
active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all
support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

November 30, 2020

HW = Hardware

OS SW = Operating System Software

App. SW = Application Software

© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public Information.

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© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. visit http://www. LAN Lite - Product Migration Options The Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series provides a direct replacement for each Catalyst 2960-S Series Gigabit Ethernet model.com/c/en/us/products/switches/catalyst-2960-x-series-switches/index.cisco. doubling the feature set. including PoE Plus (PoE+). and optional StackWise stacking. LAN Base WS-C2960X-48TS-L Catalyst 2960-X 48 GigE. For more information about the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series Switches. The Catalyst 2960-X provides better architecture.cisco.html.html. All rights reserved. The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. http://wwwin. go to: http://www.cisco. For more information about Cisco TMP. Customers may be able to continue to purchase Cisco Catalyst 2960-S Series and 2960-SF Series Switches the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program.com/go/eos.html. and performance than the 2960-S.html. at the same price.cisco. 4 x SFP. which provide the features of the Catalyst 2960-SF and more. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come. Additional migration information and selling resources are available on the Catalyst Sales Enablement page. improved IPv6 performance. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries.com/en/US/products/prod_warranties_listing. go to: http://www. LAN Lite WS-C2960X-48TS-LL Catalyst 2960-X 48 GigE. 2 x 1G SFP.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.cisco. visit http://www.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp. 4 x 1G SFP.html.End-of-Sale Product Part Number Product Description Replacement Product Part Number Replacement Product Description Additional Information WS-C2960S-F48TS-L Catalyst 2960-SF 48 FE.cisco. Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date.com/web/about/ac227/ac228/ac231/about_cisco_takeback_recycling. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at http://www. For More Information For more Information Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series. features. customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Customers for the Catalyst 2960-SF Fast Ethernet switches should also consider moving to the 2960-X switches. This document is Cisco Public Information.cisco. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. For more information. LAN Base - WS-C2960S-F48TS-S Catalyst 2960-SF 48 FE. For more information about the Cisco Product Warranties. The 2960-X PoE models have a premium of approximately 20 to 25 percent over the 2960-SF Series. For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy. go to: http://www.html. or contact your local account representative.cisco. Page 3 of 4 .com/c/en/us/products/switches/catalyst2960-x-series-switches/index. go to: http://www. first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. 2 x SFP. Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment.com/tech/products/cat2k/.

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